Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

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Page 437 - ciple, and of fatal tendency. They serve * to organize faction, to give it an artificial ' and extraordinary force—to put in the ' place of the delegated will of the nation ' the will of a party, often a small, but ' artful and enterprising minority of the ' community; and, according to the
Page 995 - or to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol, or house of correction, for any term not exceeding four years ; and it shall be lawful for the Court to order that the offender shall be kept in solitary confinement for such portion or portions of his imprisonment as to the Court shall seem meet.
Page 437 - and extraordinary force—to put in the ' place of the delegated will of the nation ' the will of a party, often a small, but ' artful and enterprising minority of the ' community; and, according to the
Page 469 - No sound ought to be heard in ' the Church but the healing voice of ' Christian charity. The cause of civil ' liberty and civil government gains as ' little as that of religion, by this con fusion ' of duties. Those who quit their proper ' character to assume what does not
Page 437 - enabled to subvert the power of the ' people, and to usurp for themselves the ' reins of government ; destroying after' wards the very engines which have lifted ' them to unjust dominion.
Page 881 - to move —" That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty praying that he will be graciously pleased to take such measures as may cause the punishment of Flogging in the Army to be suspended till after the meeting of next Session of Parliament.
Page 437 - All obstructions to the execution of the ' laws, all combinations and associations, ' under whatever plausible character, with ' the real design to direct, control,
Page 377 - Bill makes in the Representation of the people, is an experiment dangerous to the prerogatives of the Crown, the independence of both Houses of Parliament, and the rights and liberties of the people. Every advance made in the formation of a plan of Representation would have given security for its accomplishment, whilst the consequences of hasty proceedings can never be retrieved.
Page 469 - to them, are for the greater part ' ignorant both of the character they have, ' and the character they assume. Wholly ' unacquainted with the world in which ' they are so fond of meddling, and
Page 37 - That a Select Committee be appointed to consider and report upon the measures which it may be expedient to adopt for the purpose of effecting the extinction of slavery throughout the British dominions, at the earliest period compatible with the safety of all classes in the colonies.

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